07 April 2017
The deadline for Kosciuszko Foundation’s Tomaszkiewicz - Florio Scholarships to attend a summer study program at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow is fast approaching.
The Foundation is accepting applications and supporting materials through April 17th for Polish...
Interview with Alicja Knast: Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice and "The Light of History” exhibition, part 2
07 April 2017
In the conclusion of her interview about Muzeum Śląskie in Katowice, Director Alicja Knast focuses on distinct regional aspects within the museum’s collections, and reflects on new audiences and outreach activities in ways that hold broad relevance to museums and culture institutions in our day....
05 April 2017
The Cracow Saltworks Museum Wieliczka together with Wieliczka Salt Mine and Bochnia Salt Mine is organising an International Conference of Mining and Underground Museums. The Conference will be held on 19-22 November 2018 in the properties inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List...
Reconstructions and Modernizations of Historic Towns in Europe in the First Half of Twentieth Century- Nation, Politics, Society
28 March 2017
Publication edited by Iwona Barańska and Makary Górzyński presents a collection of essays in urban planning, monuments protection and spatial policies prepared by the international group of European scholars: historians, art and architecture historians. Our contribution to the European urban...
22 March 2017
The Museum of the Second World War unveils its ambitious exhibition after eight years of development, and founding director Paweł Machcewicz holds a press conference about his tenure.
The long anticipated, court-disputed opening on 23 March will display the scope and scale of the institution’s...
31 January 2017
The interview below with Marcin Hamkało founding director of the Pan Tadeusz Museum in Wrocław, touches on relevances and complications of the Adam Mickiewicz poem from which the new museum takes its name. Director Hamkało discusses further aspects of Mickiewicz in present-day Polish...
23 January 2017
On Monday, 23 January, the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk hosts a presentation of the permanent exhibition and two panel discussions with historians including members of the museum’s international advisory board, in anticipation of the new institution’s much anticipated opening later...
10 December 2016
The Witold Pilecki Center for Totalitarian Studies, founded in 2016, pursues interdisciplinary research and reflection on the Polish experience of confronting two totalitarian regimes in the twentieth century.
The Second World War began in 1939 with a consecutive attack on Poland by Germany and...